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Elati

COUNTY: Arcadia MUNICIPALITY: Gortynos

Clouds
14ºC

Population

100 - 500

Distance from nearest city

50-75km

TL;DR

A mesmerizing high-altitude destination near Mainalo’s ski resort and other popular spots of Arcadia, with a Wood Carving Workshop.

Elati is a mesmerizing destination, 200 km from Athens, 53km from Tripoli, 10km from Vytina and 22 km from Mainalo’s ski resort. It is a small village on the west slope of the mountain built inside the forest at an altitude of 1,200m with approximately 100 residents.

Until 1928, it was named Garzenikos, and later, from 1940 Dirreuma. It wasn’t until 1961 when the village was named Elati. In Elati, you will also find the famous Wood Carving Workshop.